Acraea issoria (Hübner, [1819]) - Yellow Coster

Subspecies in India

(1) Acraea issoria issoria (Hübner, [1819]) – Himalayan Yellow Coster

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SE Tibet and W. China to E. Arunachal Pradesh in NE India.
 
This species was previously known from SE Tibet and W. China (Evans 1932; 1949). The spot record (BOI-cw522 to BOI-cw525) from Kibithoo, Anjaw District, eastern Arunachal Pradesh, is the first record of the species from India, reported here on 2018/03/25.
 
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh14214
Assam13711
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh532
Jammu and Kashmir UT3
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur314
Meghalaya1443
Mizoram1
Nagaland131123
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim4518186
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh1
Uttarakhand1241151
West Bengal31
Total293517132931122
Evans, W. H. 1932. The Identification of Indian butterflies. 2nd ed. Bombay Natural History Society, Mumbai.

Evans, W. H. 1949. A Catalogue of the Hesperiidae from Europe, Asia and Australia in the British Museum (Natural History). British Museum (Natural History), London.
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2022. Acraea issoria (Hübner, [1819]) – Yellow Coster. In Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.06. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/acraea-issoria, accessed 2022/11/29.